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Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila and her Papa enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papa helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them sta

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE SAL

Johnson, Nancy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: It's 2008, and the inauguration of President Barack Obama ushers in a new kind of hope. Ruth Tuttle, an Ivy-League educated Black engineer, is married to a kind and successful man who is eager to start a family, but Ruth is uncertain. She knows that to move forward she must make peace with the past. Returning home to her Indiana factory hometown, she finds it plagued by racism, unemployment,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JOH

Wilkes, Maria D.

Summary: An abridged version of the story of young Caroline Quiner, who would grow up to become Laura Ingalls Wilder's mother, and her family surviving their first year without Father in the frontier town of Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WIL

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: In 1881 Amherst, Massachusetts, six-year-old Gilbert finds it both challenging and wonderful to spend time with his aunt, the reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, who lives next door.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2009

Youngblood, Leslie C.

Summary: When eleven-year-old Georgie and her sister Peaches relocate to Bogalusa, Louisiana with their mother to help their Great Aunt Vie, Georgie becomes involved in the search for the truth about her new friend Markie's mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD YOU

Watkins, Jen

Summary: Annabelle Granger has always made good decisions. That’s why she quit oil painting in college to become a robotics engineer. That’s why she married Dr. Paul Granger, management consultant, her supportive modern mate. Together with their five-year-old son, Heath, they are living the suburban dream. But Annabelle fears her sensible life lacks originality. Will she ever make her mark?Following a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Etheridge Press 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Jane Addison is an ambitious young woman with big dreams of owning her own company someday. At twenty-eight, she arrives in New York to start a job at Fletcher and Benson, a prestigious talent agency. Eager to impress her new colleagues, Jane jumps right in as an assistant to Hailey West, one of the agents in the literary department. Even though she's a newcomer, Jane quickly realizes that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STEE

Federle, Tim

Summary: When E.T.: The Musical closes, Nate reluctantly returns home to begin high school and, with his best friend, Libby, makes a project of turning Dickens' Great Expectations into a musical.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: Sarah's dad and stepmom then decide to take the whole family on a special vacation in order to break the ice and have everyone get to know one another. They'll fly to Tahiti, charter a boat, and go sailing for a few days. It'll be an adventure, right? Wrong. Dead wrong.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BOD

Novak, Brenda

Summary: When Serenity Alston discovers she has two half sisters through 23andMe, everything about her loving family is drawn into question. Meeting these newfound sisters might be the only way to get answers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC NOV

Carr, Robyn

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Empty-nester Anna McNichol is ready for a new life direction, but disaster strikes when her husband dies and secrets surface. Facing challenge after challenge, she must look for support from an unexpected source.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED SMI

Fitzpatrick, Huntley.

Summary: When Samantha, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a wealthy, perfectionist, Republican state senator, falls in love with the boy next door, whose family is large, boisterous, and just making ends meet, she discovers a different way to live, but when her mother is involved in a hit-and-run accident Sam must make some difficult choices.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FIT

Carr, Robyn

Summary: Empty-nester Anna McNichol is ready for a new life direction, but disaster strikes when her husband dies and secrets surface. Facing challenge after challenge, she must look for support from an unexpected source.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAR

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Judy Moody, Tooth Fairy: When Judy Moody and her friends overhear a fifth-grade rumor, Judy is determined to prove it wrong. All she needs is one loose tooth. Open wide, Stink! But what if the real Tooth Fairy is a no-show? Judy Moody to the rescue! Judy Moody to the rescue! Judy Moody fans will happily sink their teeth into this cavity-free caper full of surprises!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

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Berenstain, Mike

Summary: "Celebrate Easter with the Berenstain Bears in this new My First I Can Read! It's springtime in Bear Country and the Berenstain Bears are excited to celebrate Easter! Colored eggs, sweet goodies, and beautiful flowers help make the holiday beloved. But when the Easter Bunny fails to deliver eggs on this special day, it's up to the Bears to save the holiday! Beginning readers will enjoy this fun...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Nicholls, David

Summary: "David Nicholls brings the wit and intelligence that graced his enormously popular New York Times bestseller, One Day, to a compellingly human, deftly funny new novel about what holds marriages and families together--and what happens, and what we learn about ourselves, when everything threatens to fall apart. Douglas Petersen may be mild-mannered, but behind his reserve lies a sense of humor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Nicholls 2014

Alvarez, Julia

Summary: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH ALV

Yolen, Jane

Summary: In Amherst, Massachusetts, in spring, 1834, young Emily Dickinson uses scraps of paper and a pencil nub to write a poem, before she even knows her ABCs, and shares it with her household and garden. Includes author's note about Dickinson's life and work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2020

Novak, Brenda

10 holds on 5 copies

Summary: After the death of her US senator father, Marlow Madsen travels to the small island off the coast of Florida where she spent summers growing up to help her mother settle the family estate. For Marlow, the trip is a chance to reconnect after too long apart. It's also the perfect escape to help her feel grounded again, one she's happy to share with friends Aida and Claire, who are hoping to hit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOV

Kelly, Erin Entrada

Summary: The twelve kids in the seventh grade at Fawn Creek K-12 have been together all their lives so when graceful Orchid Mason arrives, with exotic clothes and glorious hair, the other seventh graders do not know what to think.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KEL

Maynard, Joyce

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Labor Day and After Her returns with a poignant story about the true meaning--and the true price--of friendship. Drinking cost Helen her marriage and custody of her seven-year-old son, Ollie. Once an aspiring art photographer, she now makes ends meet taking portraits of school children and working for a caterer. Recovering from her addiction, she spends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

Wood, Tracey Enerson

Summary: "When Emily Warren Roebling marries Captain Washington 'Wash' Roebling-the handsome, charming soldier of her dreams, and her brother's dear friend and aide during the Civil War-a lifetime of family fun and happiness seems within her grasp. But then Wash accepts the position as Chief Engineer on his father's magnum opus, the Brooklyn Bridge, and it changes both of their lives forever. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Hussey, Elaine

Summary: "In 1969, the first footsteps on the moon brighten America with possibilities. But along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a category five storm is brewing, and the Blake sisters of Biloxi are restless for change. Beth 'sis' Blake has always been the caretaker, the dutiful one, with the weight of her family's happiness-and their secrets-on her shoulders. She dreams of taking off to pursue her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HUS

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